Landmark Early Victorian Mansion with Large Landholding

1, Kilmore Road, GISBORNE, VIC, 3437


With the recent filming of The Block television series in Gisborne, this town just 54km* from Melbourne’s CBD has attracted considerable attention for its history and lifestyle.

Now GrayJohnson in conjunction with Broadhurst Property invite your interest in the upcoming auction of Macedon House, a historic homestead on a 2.1 hectare site at the gateway to the town.

The auction will see a Gisborne landmark enter a new phase of its history. This heritage homestead originally opened as the Mount Macedon Hotel in around 1847. Delicensed in 1867, it has since been a boarding house, private residence, school and the clubhouse for the local bowling club.

The site surrounding the mansion is on two titles. The rear section of 12,000sqm*, is zoned as rural land and offers exceptional potential for residential development^, just a few minutes’ walk* from the centre of Gisborne.

The mansion itself, currently in an abandoned condition, has great bones and could be restored, expanded and repositioned as a restaurant, luxury accommodation, private residence, subject to Planning & Heritage consent.

The opportunity:
> Land area: 20,500 sqm* (5.06 acres*)
> Comprising 5 existing lots
> Amazingly unique property with incredible story to tell
> Over 340 metres of combined frontage -225m* frontage to Melbourne Road & 115m* to Kilmore Road
> Potential to subdivide and develop rear portion^
> Heritage homestead offers options to restore and reposition^, (heritage permit granted expired in August 2022, with potential to reinstate)
> Suit hospitality, reception centre, private residence and more
> Identified within the Gisborne Futures Project as a potential Residential Growth Zone suitable for Medium Density housing^

The location:
• Located at the gateway to Gisborne township
• Less than 500m from township centre
• High profile position at corner of Kilmore and Melbourne Roads
• Close to shops, cafés, schools etc.
• Popular tree-change location being less than an hour from Melbourne CBD

Auction Saturday 5 November @ 11 am

Conjunctional agent:
Robert Broadhurst – 0488 300 900 – Broadhurst Property

++Please note all boundary outlines are indicative only.

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